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HOME (Russian) >>> WORLD NATURE LANDSCAPES >>> AFRICA

This section of the site contains our photographs of natural landscapes of the world, including geological formations, relief forms, natural water bodies and vegetation types, as well as some plants and animals, typical to different native zones and geographical regions.

This page contains the list of images of Central and Southern Namibia and South African Republic nature:
natural landscapes, sandy desert, vegetation types and some plants.
Clicking on the preview in the list below you will be transferred to the page with the full sized image
(each photo has a semantic geographical or biological captions, explaining illustrated objects).

Stony (rocky) desert. Eastern edge of the Namib Desert.
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Stony (rocky) desert. Eastern edge of the Namib Desert.
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Stony (rocky) desert. Eastern edge of the Namib Desert.
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Stony (rocky) desert. Eastern edge of the Namib Desert.
South African Plateau, Central Namibia

Sandy dunes (ridges) in the Namib Desert. Sossusvlei area, NamibRand Nature Reserve,
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
źSossusvlei red dunes╗ - sandy dunes in the Namib Desert. NamibRand Nature Reserve,
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Typical desert sandy dunes: windward (exposed to the wind) slope at the right,
leeward (lee side) at the left (in the shadow). źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert,
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic bush vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert. Sandy dunes (ridges) are far away.
Sossusvlei area, Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The typical desert sandy dune structure: the windward (exposed to the wind) slope at the right
(on the sun) and leeward (lee side) slope (where wind-borne sediments are accumulated) at the left
(in the shadow). źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic bush vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert. Leeward desert dunes slopes are far away
(in the shadow). źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic bush vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert with desert sandy dunes in the distance.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert with desert sandy dunes in the distance.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert with desert sandy dunes in the distance.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The windward (exposed to the wind) slope (the foot) of the sandy desert dune.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The źwave╗ structure of the wind-borne sediments on the desert sandy dune slope in the Namib Desert.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The typical desert sandy dune structure: the windward (exposed to the wind) slope at the right
(on the sun) and leeward (lee side) slope (where wind-borne sediments are accumulated) at the left
(in the shadow). źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The upper edge of the sandy desert dune in the Namib Desert.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The Namib Desert with sandy dunes (ridges) in the distance.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Sandy desert dunes overgrowing with xerophytic vegetation in the Namib Desert.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic desert vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The xerophytic desert vegetation in the sandy Namib Desert.
źSossusvlei red dunes╗, Namib Desert, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib-Naukluft National Park,
South African Plateau, Central Namibia

Stony (rocky) semidesert covered by xerophytic vegetation.
Sesriem Canyon area, Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Stony (rocky) semidesert and Sesriem canyon edge.
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
Stony (rocky) semidesert and Sesriem canyon edge.
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The bottom of the Sesriem canyon.
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The dried up riverbed of the Tsauchab river on the bottom of Sesriem canyon.
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The bottom of the Sesriem canyon with water remains of Tsauchab river.
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia
The bottom of the Sesriem canyon with water remains of Tsauchab river.
Namib-Naukluft National Park, South African Plateau, Central Namibia

Sandy beach and a gull flock on the Atlantic ocean coast during the low tide.
African West coast, Southern Namibia, Luderitz area
The Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) on the sandy beach of the Atlantic ocean.
African West coast, Southern Namibia, Luderitz area
Sedum sp. - the succulent plant on the sandy beach of the Atlantic ocean.
African West coast, Southern Namibia, Luderitz area
The erosion shore (the scarp) of the Atlantic ocean.
African West coast, Southern Namibia, Luderitz area
The Brown Fur Seal (Arctocephalus pusillus, Otariidae family) breeding colony
on the Atlantic ocean shore. African West coast, Southern Namibia, Luderitz area
The earth road in the stony (rocky) semidesert.
Southern Namibia (near the border with South African Republic), Noordoewer area,
South African Plateau
The stony (rocky) semidesert in southern Namibia.
Noordoewer area (near the border with South African Republic), South African Plateau
The stony (rocky) semidesert in southern Namibia.
Noordoewer area (near the border with South African Republic), South African Plateau
The xerophytic vegetation in the stony (rocky) semidesert. Southern Namibia, Noordoewer area
(near the border with South African Republic), South African Plateau

The xerophytic vegetation in the stony (rocky) semidesert on the edge of the Fish River Canyon.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
View to the Fish River from the upper edge of the Fish River Canyon.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
The Fish River Canyon - second in the world after Colorado Canyon in USA.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
The stony edge of the Fish River Canyon.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
The stony edge of the Fish River Canyon.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
The stony edge of the Fish River Canyon.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
The Fish River Canyon wall at the sunset.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau
The Fish River Canyon in the sunset.
Ai-Ais / Richterveld Transfrontier National Park, Southern Namibia, South African Plateau

The xerophytic vegetation in the South African subtropical semidesert.
Upington area, North of South African Republic, South African Plateau
The xerophytic vegetation in the South African subtropical semidesert.
Upington area, North of South African Republic, South African Plateau
The xerophytic vegetation in the South African subtropical semidesert.
Upington area, North of South African Republic, South African Plateau

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Except these photograps you can find a lot of images of other geographical regions natural landscapes:
Russia (from West to East): West Baltic (Kurshskaya Kosa), Moscow Region (Central Russia), Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz), Middle Volga (Taiga zone), Middle Volga (Steppe zone), Ural Mountains (Chusovaya river), Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia), Ob-river valley (Central part of Western Siberia), Altai Steppe and Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Sayan Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Lake Baikal (South of Central Siberia), Sihote-Alin Mountains (South of the Far East), Kuril Islands;
Former USSR States: Georgia (Central Caucasus Mountains), Northern Tien-Shan: Issyk-Kul Lake and Zailiysky Alatau, Western Tien-Shan Mountains (Kirgizstan), Tadjikstan (Pamir Mountains);
Europe: Norway, Finland, UK: England and Scotland, UK: Wales, France, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus;
Asia: Turkey, Middle East (Syria, Lebanon and Israel), North-East of China (Peking), Sri Lanka, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia (Bali Island);
North America: USA East coast (Eastern states), Alaska, Rocky Mountains (USA, Montana), Yellowstone National Park, Utah and Nevada mountains, South-West steppe and deserts (Arizona and Texas);
Central America: Mexico, Cuba (Caribbean), Guatemala and Honduras, Costa Rica;
South America: Venezuela (Orinoco River and Guiana Highlands), Central Andes and Amazonian Lowland (Peru), Precordillera (Argentina), Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian Plateau), Patagonia (Argentina), Land of Fire (Tierra del Fuego) Archipelago;
Africa: Tunis (Tunisia), Egypt, Tenerife Island (Canaries Archipelago) Kenya and Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland, South African Republic;
Australia and New Zealand: North Australia (Darwin), Australia Northern Territory, South-Eastern Australia (Sydney, New South Wales), South Australia (Melburn, Victoria), New Zealand: North Island, New Zealand: South Island;
Antarctic: Antarctic Peninsula.





 

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